Cakes n' Cookies..Easy and Tasty..Recipes For The Family

Handed down from Mom, Grandma and the family next door…You can share your favorites with us too!

Stella’s Date Pinwheel Cookies..Top Of The Line

Advertisements My favorite cookies. Takes a bit of time but they’re worth every moment you  spend. I call them “the Cadillac” of the cookies. FILLING 2 1/4 Cups pitted chopped dates 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 1 cup chopped nuts (Boil slowly 10 minutes, mixing constantly.. let cool until warm) MIX TOGETHER 1 cup shortening 2 cups brown sugar 3 eggs (beaten) 4 cups sifted flour 1/2 tsp salt […]


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Mrs. Quickel’s Orange Fluff Pie (no.3)

Advertisements Do just as she says, and everything should come out just right. 1 can frozen Orange juice. Add 1 can cold water, 1/2 cup sugar. Heat to near boiling point. Pour over 1 pkg lemon Jello. Let this partly set. Add 1 can (tall) chilled Carnation Milk (whipped). Fold whipped milk gently into partly set Jello. Pour into baked pie shell & place in refrig for a few hours […]

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Advertisements Another recipe from the kitchen of my Mother’s friend….”Toots” 1 Tbsp each of the following; Salt Pepper Onion Powder Garlic powder Oregano Thyme Parsley Paprika Put in layers in a glass jar. Shake until mixed. Use for salads, stews, popcorn, chip dips, veggie dips etc. (Add 1 tsp to 1/2 cup mayonnaise for using as salad dressing) copyright@2019 Mary Anne Whitchurch Tuck Photo By Me

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Advertisements “Relatively” speaking, Norma is my first cousin. We go back to a time when cousins were raised in close family relationships and we all enjoyed reunions where everyone brought a dish to pass and a copy of their recipe was always being requested.  Now in the retirement years the miles have come between us, but the love in relationships remains. Check out this mouth watering recipe she gave me […]

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Advertisements My friend, Dixie, is helping me out with recipes from Rachel Ray’s Food Network. It all sounds so good and I can’t wait to try them. BEEF SALAD Ingredients: 1/2 cup sour cream 2 round tbsp prepared horseradish 1/2 Lemon, juiced About 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce Handful chives, fine chopped Handful dill, finely chopped 1 1/2 tsp coarse black pepper About 1 pound deli roast beef, leftover, roast, pot […]

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Advertisements Written on a piece of note paper and in my Mother’s handwriting. I always trust Mother not to lead me astray. Let’s try this one. 1 Head Cauliflower 2 sticks grated carrots 1/4 Cup grated onion 1/2 Cup Miracle Whip Salad Dressing 8 oz pkg Cream Cheese Whip onion, salad dressing & cheese until it coats cauliflower & carrots.  Let refrigerate overnight. Let me know how you like this. Sounds […]

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